#16a74e Color Information

#16a74e Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #16a74e, and its official name is Liberty Green. In RGB, it consists of 8.6% Red, 65.5% Green, and 30.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 86.8% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 53.3% Yellow, and 34.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 143.2°, with saturation of 76.7% and lightness of 37.1%. The decimal value for #16a74e is 1484622, and its nearest "web safe" color is #009966. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #16a74e is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#16a74e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorLiberty Green Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color22, 167, 78 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color8.6%, 65.5%, 30.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.914, 0.345, 0.694 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.868, 0, 0.533, 0.345 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color143.2°, 76.7%, 37.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color143.2°, 86.8%, 65.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color15.525, 28.358, 11.863 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color22, 127, 167 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code1484622 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color60.211, -55.179, 35.875 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)60.211, 65.816, 146.970 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color60.211, -52.845, 52.678 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color53.252, -41.153, 24.069 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.278, 0.509, 28.358 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4279674702 / 0xff16a74e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#009966 Copy
Last Updated: February 23, 2024

Shades of #16a74e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #16a74e, its pure hue is 143.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 76.7%, and its lightness is 37.1%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #16a74e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #03150a to #139244.

Tints of #16a74e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #16a74e, its pure hue is 143.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 76.7%, and its lightness is 37.1%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #16a74e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #33b264 to #e2f4e9.

Tones of #16a74e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #16a74e, its pure hue is 143.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 76.7%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #16a74e, which range from #5f5f5f (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00bd49 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #16a74e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #16a74e! For #16a74e, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #16a74e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #16a74e

This color, #16a74e, consists of 8.6% Red, 65.5% Green, and 30.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 22, Green = 167, Blue = 78. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #16a74e is 86.8% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 53.3% Yellow, and 34.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R8.6%
C86.8%
G65.5%
M0.0%
B30.6%
Y53.3%
K34.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 22 167 78
Octal 26 247 116
Hexa #16 #a7 #4e
Binary 00010110 10100111 01001110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 86 0 53 34
Octal 126 0 65 42
Hexa #56 #00 #35 #22
Binary 01010110 00000000 00110101 00100010

Analogous Colors of #16a74e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #16a74e — which has hue 143.2° — its analogous colors are located at 113.2° and 173.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #16a74e.

Triadic Colors of #16a74e

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #16a74e — which has hue 143.2° — its triadic colors are located at 23.2° and 263.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #16a74e.

Complementary Color of #16a74e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #16a74e — which has hue 143.2° — its complementary color is located at 323.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #16a74e.

Split Complementary Colors of #16a74e

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #16a74e — which has hue 143.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 143.2° and 353.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #16a74e.

Tetradic Colors of #16a74e

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #16a74e — which has hue 143.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 53.2°, 143.2°, 233.2°, and 323.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #16a74e.

Monochromatic Colors of #16a74e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #16a74e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #114e28 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #2af277 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #16a74e

We want to make getting started with #16a74e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #16a74e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #16a74e can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #16a74e with other HTML elements.

#16a74e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #16a74e.
<span style="color: #16a74e;">The color of this text is #16a74e.</span>

#16a74e Background Color

The background color for this text is #16a74e.
<div style="background-color: #16a74e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #16a74e.</div>

#16a74e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #16a74e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #16a74e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #16a74e.</span>

#16a74e Border Color

This is a div with border color #16a74e.
<div style="border: #16a74e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #16a74e.</div>

#16a74e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #16a74e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #16a74e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #16a74e on a white background.</div></div>

#16a74e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #16a74e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #16a74e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #16a74e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #16a74e to White

This is a gradient from #16a74e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#16a74e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#16a74e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#16a74e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#16a74e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #16a74e to white.</div>

Gradient from #16a74e to Black

This is a gradient from #16a74e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#16a74e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#16a74e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#16a74e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#16a74e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #16a74e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #16a74e

In addition to using #16a74e on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #16a74e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #16a74e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 22, Green = 167, Blue = 78). If you need details about the color coordinates of #16a74e in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #16a74e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(22, 167, 78)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #16a74e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #16a74e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #16a74e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(22, 167, 78);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#16a74e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:22, green:167, blue:78, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:22 green:167 blue:78 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(22f, 167f, 78f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(22, 167, 78);
 

#16a74e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #16a74e the same way. For those with color blindness, #16a74e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #16a74e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #16a74e is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #16a74e looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #16a74e will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #16a74e is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 3.1:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #16a74e would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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